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Joyful Easter Table

March 30, 2018

We love celebrating the Easter weekend.    We aren’t particularly religious but it is always a time that reminds me of family and it’s a holiday that my mother did such a phenomenal job of marking, even through college she would send me some Easter treats (and this is saying something as she’s not the most organized mom — in a good way!).     This year, we’re excited to prepare an Easter basket for our little Boy with a big rabbit stuffed animal and some eggs with dried fruit in them; boring I know but, we’re trying to hold off of lots of sweeties for now, he’s only 20 months!   We’re spending the day with our great friends which I know will be a lovely treat.   To kick off the weekend festivities, we held a little Easter-inspired dinner at home, full of fresh spring flowers and lots of beautiful brown farm eggs as decoration.

I love these placemats,  a great friend forwarded them to me a few weeks ago — she knows me so well!   Between the colorful pattern and the flowers, I decided that the table was busy enough and decided to keep it clean with a crisp white linen tablecloth, freshly pressed napkins, etched glass and crystal.

I rarely stack a napkin on a plate (I favor the old fashioned triangle under the fork method when at home) but I thought it added a nice layer here, particularly with these delicate blue flowers on top.   It also made our white plates feel more special.  I picked up this skirt today and LOVE it — I had been eyeing it for sometime and will reveal more ways to wear shortly, I can already think of a lot of opportunities for it to come in handy…

We’re so thrilled that Spring has finally arrived, I think we have been holding our breath getting through the last dregs of winter here and suddenly the city is in bloom.   I hope that everybody has a lovely, joy-filled weekend with friends and family, more soon. xx